Voters approved Proposition 64, the legalization initiative, in November 2016, and set an ambitious deadline of January 2018 for retail sales to begin. Backers left the details to be worked out by others.
President Donald Trump’s reckless threat to rain “fire and fury like the world has never seen” on North Korea set back his own administration’s diplomatic efforts to control Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons and missile program.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 will be tough. Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators and others who fashioned the extension of cap and trade sought to limit economic disruption.
State election officials, Republicans and Democrats, are rebelling against a request for detailed voter data. Cybersecurity experts say putting the sensitive information in one place could be a gold mine for hackers.